Tag: governance

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Good governance in minority investor-owned co-operatives

Co-operatives UK supports co-operative and mutual enterprises with advice and standards for good governance. This report has been commissioned from Professor Johnston Birchall in order to inform our...

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Governance: an introduction

Governance is the systems and processes concerned with ensuring the overall direction, supervision and accountability of an organisation. Why is good governance important? Good governance is crucial...

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Join us at the Practitioners Forum

The only event of its kind, the Practitioners Forum offers professional training for people working in key functions in co-operative businesses. An annual event, it takes place this year on Thursday...

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New programme for agricultural co‑operatives launched

Co-operatives UK formally launches its new membership package for agricultural co-operatives at the Oxford Farming Conference taking place this week (5 to 7 January). The package has been designed...

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Professional training for co-operative practitioners

The only event of its kind, the Practitioners Forum offers professional training for people operating in key roles in co-operative businesses large and small.

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Public Services, Co-operatives and Mutuals

Best practice guidance (2015)

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Speaker profile: Ashley Harshak on board culture and passionate directors

Ashley Harshak is a Partner at Telos Partners, whose mission is to align all stakeholders so members and directors collectively contribute to an organisation's sustainable long term success. Previous...

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Specialist governance support

Co-operatives UK members benefit from specialist governance support when they need it. We offer a range of services to help your farming co-operative reach its potential. All members with the...

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The co-operative economy 2015: an ownership agenda for Britain

The 2015 co-operative economy analyses the performance and main trends of the co-operative sector and shows how co-operatives are offering people a chance to take control of things that matter to...

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The governance of large co-operative businesses

This is the second edition, comprehensively revised, of a research study which has been widely recognised as the first comprehensive research study into how co-operative businesses worldwide operate...

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The governance of large co-operative businesses

The subject of governance has become a hot topic for all types of business, and co-operatives are no exception. Governance in member-owned co-operatives is distinct from that in investor-owned...

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